Material Basics

HOW TO
BRIDGE
THE GAP
FROM HERE

In our region:

  • More than 25% of our children live in low income families (much higher in some areas). (ABS, 2011)
  • Housing affordability an issue (only 5% of housing suitable for single parent on income support). (Anglicare housing affordability report 2013)

Community has said…

“Increasing cost of living: food, housing, heating, transport."

"Lots of families do not have basic necessities."

“Many parents lack life skills to cope or manage household."

TO HAVE
MATERIAL
BASICS
HERE

By 2035 every child will have:

  • Access to things to lead a ‘normal’ life – suitable housing, heating, clothing, food, clean water, materials to participate in education
  • Access to transport
  • Access to healthy food
  • A healthy hygienic environment and good life skills.

Every child succeeds